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Palazzo Vecchio

Open today: 09:00 - 19:00
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Florence's principal palace was begun in 1299 and built as the seat of the Signoria, the fathers of the city's republican government.
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Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy
San Giovanni
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Reviewed 2 days ago

its a very big palazzo with huge varied rooms and statues, we could see the statue of David, it is an amazing sculture, we went outside we could set and watch the street and people going, it a must visit place in Florence

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Doudou-Migalo
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Palazzo allows you to view wonderful statues including an exact replica of David.Absolutely worth the visit while touring this beautiful city.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank boxshop
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Palazzo is now a museum, once the home of the Medici family. The courtyard is a wide open space in the heart of Florence, has a number of sculptures including the reproduction of Michelangelo’s David which is actually housed in Academia Galleria. The museum...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Margherita_Lover
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family traveled to Florence over New Years and while there went on the Secret Passages Tour. This tour was unbelievable and the highlight of our trip. My boys ages 8 and 15 years old loved this tour and stayed engrossed in it for the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Many different statues to see, surrounded by other buildings and a still and sparkling water fountain! Yes you heard he right! sparkling water! Don’t forget to bring you water bottle!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BZ4eva
Reviewed 6 days ago

just a thought ... read or watch Inferno again then take the tour. you get to see some really interesting places!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank drewaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Piazza della Signoria includes Replicas of famous statutes inc David (aka Fake David) outside. Frescos were very pretty. Fountain of Neptune was being repaired.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 936yvettes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture, and sculptures are stunning. Its so work going to see this area, its just down from Ponte Vecchio and through a lane where street artists are selling paintings - BEAUTIFUL

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tattoomum81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just walked pass this stage while walking back from the Duomo to explore the city and what a location! Perfect for history buffs and photography enthusiastic.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dwija B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I "rented" the multimedia tour and the ticket to museum and archeological tour. The only regret i have is that I couldn't spend more time there. This house is so rich in art, history and information that you'll feel like a kid walking and discovering...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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15 August 2018|
Response from Alex S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I‘m not sure, I didn’t try guided tours. Theoretically it should be possible since guided tours also include entry fee, but it’s better to ask somebody else. Enjoy the tour, I wish I had it as well!
13 July 2018|
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Response from Andyteach | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tia. I just reviewed the video I took of the climb up and down the stairs. I'm not thrilled with heights by any means but the view from the top makes it well worth it. The steep stairs are made of stone and there are no... More
2 February 2018|
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Response from DeanMurphy2020 | Reviewed this property |
Shannon: I'm not sure. When I visited in late August, it was not available for viewing. TripAdvisor won't allow me to post a website, but I found information by entering into a Google search bar: palazzo vecchio dante death... More